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“Delightful al fresco dining, surprising cuisine.”

Ristorante Da Bruno
Price range: US$17 - US$34
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Restaurant had been opening for 30 years, great garden with park plays for children. traditional kitchen of the Tuscan coast. Personal + languages, relaxing music, wifi free, ample parking lot to few footsteps from the sea. the Sunday in summer typical mercatino really before. Gentleness and freshness of the products are our characteristic
Reviewed July 27, 2018

This is a place to know. We discovered it last year and have been back this year. Nestled in an alley of Cecina mare, not 100 mt from the main square, it is a pleasantly unexpected restaurant. The old-fashioned arbor of vines lends a cool shade during the day (when it is quieter and frequented by the locals) and makes a pleasant ambience for al fresco dining in the evening (when it gets more crowded also with tourists; children are welcome and have a special play area set aside for them). It is run by Giovani and Vanya, who both work in the kitchen, using only high quality ingredients and, whenever possible, use of local produce is a priority. The cuisine is regional and seasonal, with touches of international influence. The middle eastern "tagine", revisited, becomes the bearer not of stews or cous-cous but of squid risotto with pecorino cheese, baccalà livornese, or mussels with calvados and lime. The pappa al pomodoro, another local staple, gets flair from the added prawn tails. Fish is fresh from the local sea port and cooked to perfection - the fritto misto (fried mixed fish - small fry, shrimp, and squid) is light and crispy. Autumn opens the door to polenta with fresh porcini mushrooms. An additional bonus is their superb home-made pizza. Deserts are well presented and interesting: from green apple sherbet with calvados, to pistachio meringue semi-freddo with dark chocolate. . They also have a nice selection of bottled wines but the real winner is their house wine made at a local vineyard. Prices are reasonable with a good value .

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Thank piellenne
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Reviewed September 9, 2015

I just visited this restaurant with my girlfriend, it is already a fifth restaurant that we visited in the Toscania region. We were very nicely surprised by the services and the romantic atmosphere - overall it was the best restaurant. They were ready to serve earlier than 7pm (usually restaurants here open only after 7pm), right from beginning a nice classic music was playing, the garden was nice shaped with all plants and romantic table and chairs pieces, the food well prepared and tasty, offered together with traditional bread and olive oil. We loved this place, so I recommend this restaurant. If you search for good food and romantic atmosphere do not miss it :)

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Thank Mitulko J
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Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

The best pizza ever! Very cozy location. Excellent service, the restaurant owner drove us home after our dinner so we didn't have to go by taxi.

Thank Josefine G
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Reviewed August 28, 2013

We went to Da Bruno on a Monday, after a day trip to San Gimignano. Nothing much to say, all was fine. Surrounding was nice, on a well maintained terrace, service was fine, food as well. We had Pasta as starters (2x, shared between the four of us) and seafood as a main course (2 x MIxed grilled seafood platter, Fried seafood and swordfish steak a la siciliana).All very tasty and filling, prices a little bit higher than the competition we tried, but still satisfactory.
Good dining experience.
The only thing worth a MINOR criticism was the fact that the house wine was served sparkling without asking, we traced this back to our lack of experience of holiday making in Italy.

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Thank Steffen L
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Reviewed June 15, 2013

We had lunch at the restaurant with our 17 month old daughter. Thanks to the playground we could have a relaxed lunch even when our daughter got bored and didn't want to sit at the table. Oh, and the food was great too.

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Thank Eliina
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